Ross Valley Sanitary District invites applications for the position of
$12,278.11 - $15,670.33 per month Plus an excellent benefits package
Under general direction, the Finance Supervisor performs difficult and complex duties in support of District financial, accounting, and budgetary functions, oversees the day-to-day operations of the District’s accounting and finances, including payroll and benefits; and performs other tasks as assigned.
Sample Duties and Responsibilities
Perform and oversee a broad range of financial responsibilities, analysis, accounting, and financial system functions; track and manage projects, programs, and budgets.
Maintain general ledgers, adjusting entries, various schedules, daily cash management, and bank and fund reconciliations.
Prepare the annual budget, including coordination of the capital improvement budget; provide financial forecasting and planning; track the adopted budget and prepare periodic budget reviews.
Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, mid-year, and year-end financial reports, fiscal forecasts, and accompanying notes; conduct corresponding accounting procedures, and other accounting processes and activities as necessary to fulfill the fiscal operations of the District.
Compile and prepare financial statements, general and subsidiary ledgers, supporting schedules, and other financial and statistical reports, including preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and serve as the lead in assembling financial documents used in the preparation and submittal of the State Controller’s reports.
Research and resolve technical questions and provide interpretations of County, State, Federal, GAAP, GASB, government circulars, and other regulatory or legislative requirements regarding accounting processes, fiscal controls, reporting, and the maintenance of District financial records for compliance.
Understand, interpret, and explain GASB 68 (pension) & GASB 75 (OPEB) reports; use available specialized software to calculate pension and OPEB valuations and projections.
Assist management to obtain financing for District projects by preparing for the issuance of bonds, obtaining grants, and arranging for low interest loans from other sources, including working with bond counsel, financial advisers and others.
Manage the District’s investment portfolio; ensure that investments meet the District’s policy guidelines, and that adequate cash flow is available to meet obligations; prepare periodic reports regarding investments to the Board of Directors.
Work with a rate consultant to analyze fee schedules and rates; prepare documentation for annual and special fee hearings including staff report, schedules, and supporting documentation; research changes in legislation related to fees and rate schedules; and track actual costs associated with the development of fee and rate schedules.
Oversee the administration of payroll, CalPERS retirement, leaves, and workers’ compensation benefits.
Oversee accounts receivable and payable, requisitions and purchase orders.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Include:
Principles, methods, terminology, and practices of public agency accounting, budget preparation, and financial record keeping and analysis.
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), auditing, internal controls, and reporting requirements; Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) proclamations and applicable circulars.
Principles, practices, and methodology of research and analysis for fiscal and accounting operations.
Federal and state regulations governing financial management of special districts.
Principles and practices of technical and functional supervision.
Ability to analyze a variety of data, synthesize related material and issues, prepare schedules and reports that clearly communicate process and conclusions, and make rational recommendations based on the data accumulated and the particular situation at hand.
English language, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; letter and report preparation.
Present reports and data to Board of Directors, community members, government agencies, and other entities.
Organize, assign and review the work of staff engaged in accounting and financial duties.
Expert in use of Microsoft Office Suite and financial software.
Collaborative problem identification and solution development.
Communication that maintains productive working relationships and facilitates a useful exchange of information.
Maintain productive working relationships with District staff and representatives of external agencies.
Education, Training, and Experience
Any combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college with major course work in accounting, finance, public administration, or a closely related field.
Five years of increasingly responsible accounting and financial analysis experience, preferably in a public agency.
Licensing, Certification, and Registration
Possession of the following licensures, certifications, and/or registrations:
California Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the California Board of Accountancy; or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute; or Certified Public Financial Officer (CPFO) from the Government Financial Analyst Association is desired.
Must possess a valid California Driver’s License Class “C”, have a satisfactory driving record, and continue to meet District’s insurance company’s driving standards.
Ross Valley Sanitary District (also known as Sanitary District No. 1) is a special enterprise district organized under the California Health and Safety Code and the Sanitary Acts of 1891 and 1923. The District operates and maintains approximately 200 miles of collection sewer lines and 19 pumping stations which collect, pump, and transport approximately five million gallons of wastewater per day to Central Marin Sanitation Agency for treatment. Approximately 95% of the District's collection system was installed prior to 1955.